No. 1 DT Montravius Adams wraps up four-day visit, plans to return

Clemson scheduled for visits later this month from No. 1 CBs Kendall Fuller, Vernon Hargreaves

Montravius Adams (Photo courtesy of Roy Philpott,

Montravius Adams (Photo courtesy of Roy Philpott,

Montravius Adams didn't make it to Clemson for Dabo Swinney's summer camp.

But the Tigers got the next best thing, and maybe better, when Adams spent much of last week on campus, talking with coaches and hanging out with some of Clemson's current players.

Adams, a 6-4, 290-pound defensive tackle from Dooly County High in Vienna, Ga., has a high level of familiarity with the Clemson program, which presented him his first scholarship offer more than a year ago.

Since then Adams has emerged as the nation's No. 1 defensive tackle, in the aftermath of a spectacular junior season in which more than half his 84 tackles came behind the line of scrimmage.

Adams' Clemson visit spanned four days, and he isn't through yet. Later this month he plans to return to campus, accompanied by his mother.

Adams is ranked as the nation's No. 3 prospect, overall, by 247Sports, and in the top 10 by both Rivals and Scout.

He has a Who's Who list offers, including Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Miami and Southern California.

Clemson is also in line for visits later this month from the nation's top two cornerback prospects - Kendall Fuller of Olney, Md., and Vernon Hargreaves III of Tampa, Fla.

Fuller, who is the teammate of Clemson 2013 commitment Dorian O'Daniel, has narrowed his choices to Clemson, Virginia Tech and Michigan. His brother plays at Virginia Tech.

Fuller, who visited Clemson earlier this spring, is ranked No. 1 at his position by Rivals.

Both ESPN and Scout list Hargreaves as the nation's top corner. He has offers from most of the nation's top programs, and has a strong connection to South Florida, where his dad serves as defensive ends coach and recruiting coordinator.

Summer visits continue in the aftermath of camp.

Alvin Bailey, a top-20 wide receiver from Seffner, Fla., spent time on campus recently, while wide receiver Johnathan Howard plans to visit later this month.

The Tigers recently extended an offer to 2014 tight end Cannon Smith (6-5, 235) of the Hammond Academy in Columbia, S.C. He's the son of former Tiger defensive end and current Clemson University Board of Trustees member Bill Smith.

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